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Migration

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  • U.S. in talks with Central American officials about immigrant children

    In an attempt to stem a crush of Central American children illegally crossing the United States alone into south Texas, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Thursday that he was in contact with ambassadors in Latin America to discuss how to...
  • Kevin McCarthy, would-be majority leader, at home in D.C., Bakersfield

    The doorbell rang at a spacious tract home on a quiet cul-de-sac near Cal State Bakersfield. Rep. Kevin McCarthy's wife, Judy, hushed the barking Australian shepherd inside and opened the door with a smile. The post-mortems on House Majority Leader Eric...
  • Arizona politician, protesters mistake YMCA campers for immigrants

    Arizona politician, protesters mistake YMCA campers for immigrants
    A would-be congressman joined protesters in Oracle, Ariz., to object to housing some Central American immigrant children at a local academy. But when all was said and done, he might have been better off staying home.  Protesters on both sides of the...
  • O'Malley defends position on immigrant children and Carroll site

    O'Malley defends position on immigrant children and Carroll site
    Gov. Martin O'Malley came under fire Wednesday for advocating for thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally while simultaneously trying to wave the White House off a potential shelter in Westminster, Md. CNN and others reported that O'Malley...
  • Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues

    Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues
    One of six Americans say that immigration issues now rank as the nation's most pressing problem, a tripling in just one month, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. That jump -- from 5% last month to 17% -- appears striking, but perhaps just as...
  • Letting men off the hook for contraceptives and child support [Letter]

    Letting men off the hook for contraceptives and child support [Letter]
    The photos of the immigrants pouring across the border certainly tug at our heartstrings. We've heard stories of the desire of these immigrants to escape threatening conditions, obtain desperately needed medical attention and seek a better life. The...
  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...
  • Our Nation Of Immigrants Forgets Its Past

    Lady Liberty's lamp has been lowered. Its light flickering. The huddled masses are no longer wanted — be they tired or poor, be they homeless or hungry, be they adults or children threatened and yearning to breathe free. The welcome light has...
  • Help Children Escape Hellholes

    Help Children Escape Hellholes
    As a practical matter, the state of Connecticut was probably right to decline the federal government's request to temporarily house up to 2,000 migrant children at the Southbury Training School. Malloy administration officials cited a variety of reasons...
  • Atty. Gen. Harris seeks legal help for flood of minor immigrants

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris on Wednesday convened a group of public and private officials to look at how legal representatives can be provided to the thousands of minors who are crossing the border illegally into the United States. With a...
  • A grim wait for migrants at Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas

    A grim wait for migrants at Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas
    The cells at the U.S. Border Patrol station were once again full, the air fetid with body odor. Women clutched babies in diapers, boys crowded the cell windows, and men were splayed shoulder to shoulder across the floors. That's an improvement...